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From the two-time Peabody Award-winning team of director Kate Davis and producer David Heilbroner (The Newburgh Sting, Stonewall Uprising), this haunting and compelling Academy Award®-nominated documentary short tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American schoolteacher from Austin, Texas, who was stopped in 2015 for a routine traffic violation…
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Part of the Series: Lawmen of the Old West
The upheavals of the Civil War had an aftershock that lasted decades. The James boys and the Youngers are a few of the men who longed and learned from the lawlessness of war. Discover how the daily dangers of war development some of history's deadliest outlaws.
America After Ferguson
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This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, explores events following Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program, recorded before an audience on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, will include national leaders and prominent thinkers in the areas of…
Revolution '67
An illuminating account of events too often relegated to footnotes in U.S. history - the Black urban rebellions of the 1960's. REVOLUTION '67 focuses on the explosive urban rebellion in Newark, New Jersey, in July 1967, to reveal the long-standing racial, economic, and political forces which generated inner city poverty…
Say Her Name - The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland, a vibrant 28-year-old African American from Chicago, was arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town. After three days in custody, she was found hanging from a noose in her cell. Bland’s death was quickly ruled a suicide, sparking allegations of a…
What Happened In Vegas - Fighting Police Corruption in Las Vegas
When filmmaker Ramsey Denison went to Las Vegas for a relaxing weekend, the last thing he expected was to be arrested and beaten for reporting an incident of police brutality that he personally witnessed on the strip. WHAT HAPPENED IN LAS VEGAS examines the lack of accountability within the Las…
The System - Policing and Mass Incarceration
Part of the Series: America Divided
Common returns to his hometown of Chicago - a city on fire in the aftermath of the brutal police killing of teenager Laquan McDonald. With thousands of people in the streets, Chicago has become the epicenter of national debates around police violence, racism and accountability. Working with community activists and…
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Welcome Nowhere - A Community of Roma People Fighting for Homes
Narrated by multi-Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke, WELCOME NOWHERE tells the true story of one community of Roma people (commonly known as Gypsies) living in Bulgaria. After being evicted from their homes, over 200 of them are forced to live in shantytowns without proper sanitation. Despite years of promises from…
Copwatch - An Organization Dedicated to Filming the Police
This acclaimed documentary follows "WeCopwatch", an organization dedicated to filming the police. Its members captured the original videos of the deaths of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Freddie Gray in Baltimore that ignited the entire nation. Nominated for Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival. "It's uplifting and emotional,…
Lawmen of the Old West: Westward Destiny
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As the American frontier marched westward there were few courageous souls willing to put their lives on the line to bring law to the lawless. These legendary lawmen are brought to life in this exciting series that details the true story of the men and women who tried to build…
Lawmen of the Old West: The Earp Brothers
Part of the Series: Lawmen of the Old West
Were the Earps really the unblemished heroes of dime novels and old movies, or were they thugs who happened to wear badges? Discover this and more in part three of our journey through The Lawmen of the Old West.